BSNL has also introduced a promotional standalone broadband plan ‘Work@Home’ for free of cost to all the existing its landline customers that don’t have broadband in all the circles. The move comes at a time when people increasingly start to work from home to contain the spread of Covid-19.
“Amid various mechanisms being adopted by Govt for containing the spread of Coronavirus COVID-19, BSNL has announced its program to promote work from home initiative,” said Vivek Banzal, Director CFA, BSNL Board.
He added that the broadband service is being offered free of charge for one month to all citizens across the country, who have BSNL land line and do not have any Broadband, so that they can use this service either to work from home, educate from home , buy grocery online from home or anything that can minimize the need to move outdoor for availing essential needs.
“After expiry of promotional period, existing customers under above plan shall be migrated to regular Broadband plan as per their usages,” the telco said in a circular.
The plan is offering up to 10 mbps down speed and the data has been capped at 5 GB per day and once the data limit has been exhausted, data speed will be capped at 1 mbps.
Bharatfibre and Bharat Airfibre broadband services of BSNL are being rolled out across the country, offering OTT content bundled with the broadband service. Corporates can also avail BSNL VPN services for secure data network service for their employees operating from their homes. said Banzal.